Synonyms for expedient


1. expedient, means, agency, way
usage: a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one


1. expedient (vs. inexpedient), advantageous, opportunist, opportunistic, timeserving, carpetbag, carpetbagging, advantageous, convenient, politic, useful#1, utile
usage: serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
2. expedient, politic (vs. impolitic)
usage: appropriate to a purpose; practical; "in the circumstances it was expedient to express loyalty"
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